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Feb. 27, 2018 - Six Artworks Selected for Youth Art Month Exhibit

 

Six of eight student artworks, entered by Plano ISD students for consideration in the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) 2018 Youth Art Month State Capitol Exhibit, were selected for the exhibit by a committee of TAEA representatives. The exhibit showcases pre-k through twelfth grade student art from approximately 50 school districts across the state.

  • Xinyu Ai, Plano Senior High School, eleventh grade, Reflect, teacher: Andy Serie
  • Hayk Barseghyan, Haun Elementary School, fourth grade, Giant Pig Guy, teacher: Tamra Alami
  • Jinny Lee, Plano West Senior High School, eleventh grade, Glistening Imagination, teacher: Sarah DePetris
  • Jenny Ong, Murphy Middle School, eighth grade, Dimensional Systems, teacher: Nadia Anetopoulos
  • Elif Sahin, Rice Middle School, eighth grade, Beautiful Mess, teacher: Sara Aminzadeh
  • Ashley Shoda, Plano Senior High School, twelfth grade, Controller in Hand, teacher: Allison Garrison

Students will be honored at a state reception and awards ceremony on Sunday March 11 at the Bob Bullock State History Museum in Austin. Artwork will be on exhibit at two Austin locations: on February 25 – March 11 at the Bob Bullock State History Museum and on March 18-26 at the Lower Rotunda at the State Capitol.

"As always, the selections from all grade levels across the district were inspiring," said Plano ISD Visual Arts Coordinator Laura Grundler. "This is a wonderful honor for our young artists!"

Congratulations to all eight students whose works were selected to be submitted and special congratulations to the six students whose works were selected for the exhibit. 

 Xinyu Ai, PSHS,

Reflect by Xinyu Ai, Plano Senior High School

 

Hyk Barseghyan, Haun Elementary

Giant Pig Guy by Hayk Barseghyan, Haun Elementary School

 

Jinny Lee, Plano West Senior High

Glistening Imagination by Jinny Lee, Plano West Senior High School 

 

Jenny Ong, Murphy Middle School

Dimensional Systems by Jenny Ong, Murphy Middle School

 

Elif Sahin, Rice Middle School

Beautiful Mess by Elif Sahin, Rice Middle School

 

Ashley Shoda, Plano Senior High School

Controller in Hand by Ashley Shoda, Plano Senior High School